Fatal Ghazipur Landfill Slide Hightens Tensions Over Waste Disposal 05.09.2017 11:49 VIDEO: Calls to Increase Waste to Energy Two Die in Delhi Landfill Collapse At least two people were killed and five injured when a section of the huge Ghazipur landfill site in east Delhi collapsed. read more … Three Small Gas Cylinders Explode in Waste Baler at Recycling Plant 15.08.2017 13:05 VIDEO: Propane Cylinder Explosion at Recycling Centre in Kent County, Michigan The moment a propane gas cylinder exploded in a baler at a recycling facility at a Kent County Recycling Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan has been caught on the CCTV. read more … ‘Five to Stay Alive’ Resources Expand 07.08.2017 16:21 New Safety Tips for Composting Operators from SWANA Safety tips for composting operations employees have been published as the latest installment to the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) “Five to Stay Alive” series. read more … HSE Statistics Show Waste Industry to be Among Most Dangerous 06.07.2017 13:43 Shocking Rise to 14 Worker Fatalities in the UK’s Waste & Recycling Industry in 2016 The latest figures from the UK’s Health and Safety Executive show that fatalities in the waste and recycling industry more than doubled to 14 between April 2016 and March 2017. read more … Skills & Training Key to Staying Safe in MRFs 09.05.2017 14:05 Five to Stay Alive: Latest Safety Materials for Recycling Facility Workers from SWANA SWANA has developed a new instalment to its ‘Five to Stay Alive’ series that features safety tips for Material Recycling Facility employees. read more … Research to Quantify Specific Injuries at North American MRFs 28.04.2017 13:23 Needlestick Survey Injuries at Recycling Facilities to be Surveyed by SWANA & EREF A joint research project to quantify and address the issue of needlestick injuries at MRFs in the US and Canada is being conducted by SWANA and the Environmental Research and Education Foundation. read more … Body Cams to Protect Waste Workers Trialled by Amey 03.03.2017 14:15 Wearable Tech Trials for Waste Collection & Recycling Workers in Wolverhampton Two pilot schemes are aiming to address fatigue, stress and abuse from some members of the public using the ‘wearable’ technology to monitor the wellbeing of Amey’s waste collection and household recycling facility teams in Wolverhampton. read more …
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